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    Hey 45nut
    What are those boolits you have in the first post?,they look cool.
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by That'll Do View Post
    I'm not one for dragging up old threads, but I recently used the term "boolit" on another popular gun forum, and I was informed that the word "boolit" was not allowed to be used!

    The reasoning was that it was not proper English. Seemed kinda silly to me.

    "Proper English"? I don't live in England! I live in America [until Obama destroy's it] and I speak AMERICAN. Go Boolits Go!.

    Larry

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    You know Boolits would be a good name for a NFL team.
    Boolits !!!!! Does that mean what I think it do? It do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by no34570 View Post
    Hey 45nut
    What are those boolits you have in the first post?,they look cool.

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    Boolits= as God laid it into the soil,,grand old Galena,the Silver Stream graciously hand poured into molds for our consumption.

    Bullets= Machine made utilizing Full Length Gas Checks as to provide projectiles for the masses.

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    Newbie point of clarification, as I've not started casting yet. Is a hard cast projectile purchased from somewhere else a "boolit" or a "bullet?" Or maybe a "boolEt?" I've been reloading hard cast .357s and .44s from Missouri Bullet Co. for the last couple of years. Hmmm. Maybe the name of the company provides the answer? Inquiring minds would like to know before I accidentally tick somebody off. As Oscar Wilde once said, "A gentleman never insults anyone unintentionally!"
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    Legionnaire,

    Just an Ol'Coot's opinion, but I think "Boolit" is just part of the fun.

    Now don't make the mistake of contacting Veral Smith of Lead Bullet Technology (LBT) and talking about, "boolits".

    That twists the ol"curmugin's crank!!!!!!!!

    Personaly, I just think he takes the subject, or maybe himself, waaaaaaay to serious.

    Now when I talk about the boolits which come from my LBT mold, I am not casting stones at Veral, and should he think otherwise, he needs to get a life and maybe laugh a bit!

    And by the same token, am sure not degrading the results of hard cast, Wide Flat Nose (WFN) boolits used for taking eat'in size game animals. No way, they are truely awesome! "They" be'in my non-expanding WFN BOOLITS!

    Keep em coming!

    Crusty Deary Ol'Coot






    So, enjoy shoot'in those boolits, home cast or commercial.

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    Yeah, I didn't know what a "boolit" was until I read .45Nut's post when I first joined the forum. That was after I chose "Bullet Caster" for my handle. Now I know that it's the grand galena found in the earth provided by the creator for us to cast projectiles. BC
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    Distinguishing one from the other is great!

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    And fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I think I Veral Smith's case, he feels that calling cast bullets, "Boolits" degrades a product he feels very strongly about.

    OK, I under stand.

    However, if I was not taking my cast boolits seriously, I sure wouldn't be taking them to the woods with me or spending the amount of time I have invested to get a good and hunting worthy load worked up for my 45/70!

    No sir, just wouldn't go there.

    However, beside being a, "meat hunter" and the taking of meat for the freezer being the number one reason for heading to the woods in the Fall, I like to shoot.

    I like the interchange if info and ideas person to person or by way of the forums.

    It is enjoyable for the most part and FUN!

    And for me at least, "BOOLITS is just part of that enjoyment and fun!

    Yep, give the Ol'Coot his boolits!

    Crusty Deary Ol'Coot
    Last edited by Crusty Deary Ol'Coot; 07-20-2012 at 03:08 PM.

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    i know the difference by now between a boolit and a bullet

    thanks to this forum

    what don't know and can't figure out is.....

    are they pronounced the same

    could some please explain ...if they are prononced differently
    maybe post a link to a you-tube video??

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    One is Boooooooo lets and the other bull lets.



    CDOC

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    Well I remember when I was a young whippersnapper and working with an 'old timer' I was carrying a S&W Model 10 with 2 speed loaders and a drop box with a speed strip. I was cutting edge, the Cat's Meiow. My partner, MR Leo had a Colt Official Police with 12 bullet loops sewn onto his duty belt. Some kid asked me "Mr Pole-eeseman, were is your Buggerlets"

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    Quote Originally Posted by 45-70.gov View Post
    i know the difference by now between a boolit and a bullet

    thanks to this forum

    what don't know and can't figure out is.....

    are they pronounced the same

    could some please explain ...if they are prononced differently
    maybe post a link to a you-tube video??

    Bullet, pronounced "Bullet"

    Boolit pronounced ...."Boool IT'

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    ^^^^^^^ +1 LOL how many people stare at their screen and say "bullet' "boolit" when whey first heard of this site. I was one of them. LOL.

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    What is the point of having a hobby if you can not have fun with it.

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    Yep, I agree. Much fun and good info on the forums I visit and enjoy.

    Once in awhile I see something that turns my crank backwards, but that is not the norm.

    Sad for the readers of my input, many of my posts are rather on the long side.

    That comes from years of needing to restate or re-explain some thing a second or third time.

    But "Boolits" now I understood it right off and find it to just part of the great fun and enjoyment of being on the Cast BOOLITS Forum!

    Sorry to those who take themselves so seriously that Boolits, offends them.



    Crusty Deary Ol'Coot

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    Eee bye gum,and I thought it was the way it was spelled in the new world.

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    I've brrn hanging around here quite a while now, and you folks just keep getting better n better. love it here

    Wes

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    I'll try. I'll really really try but it goes against every fiber of my being. Whenever I see the word boolit my mind pictures a 14 year old texting his friends in text gibberish

    Makn boolits cya l8tr!

    I'm a bit of a grammar cop but in the interest of peace and unity I will try my best.

    Just don't ask me to end a sentance with a preposition

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    Quote Originally Posted by Area Man View Post
    Just don't ask me to end a sentance with a preposition
    That is something I would never ask you to put up with!

    Welcome to the board.
    "An armed society is a polite society" R.A. Heinlein 1907 - 1988

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